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When it comes to laying off personnel, women and minorities are mostly affected

When it comes to laying off personnel, women and minorities are mostly affected

According to a study by Alexandra Kalev, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel Aviv University in Israel,...
Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' disease

Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix “bubble boy” disease

They were born without a working germ-fighting system, every infection a threat to their lives. Now eight babies with "bubble boy disease"...
What are the basic measures that need to be taken in order to end poverty?

What are the basic measures that need to be taken in order to end...

How can poverty be forever suppressed? Inequality has been a clear and studied barrier to poverty eradication, as well as many other development...
New York lawmakers reach deal to ban plastic bags starting with March 2020

New York lawmakers reach deal to ban plastic bags starting with March 2020

Environmental advocates estimate that New Yorkers use about 23 billion plastic bags each year, according to The Associated Press, but Gov. Andrew...
Microsoft and Walgreens join forces to take on Amazon and transform healthcare

Microsoft and Walgreens join forces to take on Amazon and transform healthcare

Amazon is recognized as the e-commerce giant, a huge player in cloud computing and an aspiring one in the pharmacy business. Across...